Expandable Baton Instructor School
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Camp Dodge
Directions: 7105 NW 70th Ave ILEA Classroom 201, Johnston, IA 50131

About the Training:

All non-certified law enforcement personnel will at a minimum have one-year experience with their agency prior to becoming an instructor and will not be a probationary employee. Supporting documentation is required. In order to attend an instructor class, you must provide proof of the following:

ASP or Expandable Baton Instructor: (7) hours or more of previous ASP or Expandable Baton instruction from an Iowa Law Enforcement Academy certified ASP or Expandable Baton Instructor.

Certificates issued after the previous training was completed indicating the type of training, the instructor’s name, date and location of the training and numbers of hours, or a letter signed by your department’s hiring authority or training officer on department letterhead indicating the type of training, the instructor’s name, date and location of the training, and the number of hours are required documentation.

After your on-line registration is completed supporting documentation is required.
Documentation must be received within 10 days of the scheduled Instructor course. Hand carried documentation will not be accepted. Verification of previous training must be completed before the beginning of each course.

This eight-hour course will provide instructor certification for the expandable baton. Officers will be instructed in force management and straight baton curriculum, and will be tested by a written and practical examination. An Iowa Law Enforcement Academy instructor certification will be issued upon successful completion of the class. Required clothing and equipment will consist of a Department Training Polo or T-Shirt, BDU style training pants, athletic shoes with good lateral support, duty belt with baton and holster ballistic vest, mouth and groin protection and handcuffs. No sweats or shorts please. Students must have completed a basic user baton class prior to attending this course.

This will provide a valid certification for three years, expiring 12/31/2024.

Cost: $150.00

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Lodging is not available at the Academy until further notice.

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